Tag Archives: winter

Christmas Time is Here Again…

This year I doubled the amount of craft shows I usually do since my part time job ended and I didn’t have to add that in to my plans. After running some rough numbers, it appears I had a wonderful … Continue reading

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The First Ice Balloons of 2014

It’s been so ridiculously cold here, even in CT terms.  Cold enough to try the frozen bubble thing – pretty, but too breezy here to get too many good pictures. At least it helps the water freeze faster in the … Continue reading

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Holiday Lights at Lake Compounce

Well, we made it through NaBloPoMo!!  30 days of posting on my blog – sorry about that.  But I did it, yay!  Do I get a prize?  No?  Well then. We went as a little family last night to opening night … Continue reading

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Winter Ice Sculptures and Frozen Shenanigans

Before the photo dump I’ve got prepared for today, Have a look at this!!  Chicago Parent is arranging a community activity for local folks to make ice balloons to display in a park – and they used my picture with … Continue reading

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They can’t all be winners, part the thousand.

There’s been such a response to my ice balloons from last year, and I’ve been a little over-excited to try again.  I thought it was time.   It’s been chilly, we’ve had some snow, *I* was ready. The weather and the … Continue reading

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groundhog day treats

what up, yo?  i’m a groundhog made out of a mini snickers bar. adorable, yet weird.  and in need of some othodontia. yes, i dress little candy bars and make them talk to themselves.  what else would i do while the cupcakes … Continue reading

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when hollywood came a-callin’

I have given a couple of teasers about a project of mine being on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and after months and months of “it’s top secret, i can’t talk about it!” the show has aired and I can talk … Continue reading

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Come and Play…

We aren’t usually terribly spontaneous people, but when i saw that Sesame Place was doing a winter/Christmas thing, i knew we had to go.  Shockingly, my sweet husband did not need much convincing.  The girls are growing so fast, Sesame … Continue reading

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easy and fun winter break craftiness!

well hello there.  i have the plague, so i am how-they-say “phoning in” this blog post. =)  we tried this project out just before valentine’s day, and i’m just now getting around to telling you about it.  so without further … Continue reading

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this and that and the other thing…

making rainbow cupcakes for babycake’s 1/2 birthday at preschool tomorrow. note to self, don’t give children an open ended “what do you want for snack at preschool” unless you’re gonna follow through on the craziness.  next time, i’ll remember to … Continue reading

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